Social media giant, Facebook’s dramatic entry into the crypto-sector diverted the attention of the world towards the ecosystem. Even as Facebook struggled to receive support from lawmakers, several people from the crypto industry expressed their support toward Libra. Citing Facebook’s strong global reach, the community regaled benefits of the social media giant’s entry into the fintech sector.
In a recent What Bitcoin Did podcast, Bill Barhydt, CEO and founder of cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, Abra, shared his views on Libra.
Bill Barhydt began the segment by pointing out that Facebook still has a large user base despite being known for its privacy-related issues. He detailed how an average consumer lacked an understanding of the importance of privacy. Perception of an average consumer on privacy completely shifts after being hacked, he added. Furthermore, he stated,
“It’s not personal to you until it becomes your problem and then it’s too late.”